Hands off Stand Off Lands Off Mans Off

thoughts on “the situation” I know I’m not the only person in the world who, not living near the Malheur Wildlife Refuge, cares about the Malheur Wildlife Refuge – or really, any of the wide, open parched lands of southeastern Oregon.   I’ve known, of course, that people who don’t live there, but, like me, have […]

Who is Your Enemy?

Twenty years ago, wolves came back to the western United States. They were reintroduced into Yellowstone National Park after a series of complicated maneuvers around funding, state law, and the endangered species act, so they might be protected and their value insured. At the time, a lot of people were not happy about it. A […]

Ask a 1967-1971 Dolly Parton

  Hello and welcome to our new advice column, where we take your tricky relationship love problems, hand them over to the wisdom of 1967-1971 Dolly Parton, and let her turn your sour pickles into filling sunshine dew drops that taste like mountain apple candy and hydrate your dry-skinned soul.  Yum!   Enough dilly dallying, let’s […]

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100% True Facts about Cougars

  Cougar Facts: 100% True Cougar facts about Cougars in Oregon   Cougars, also called mountain Lions, catamounts, panthers, pumas, demon-hearted love cats, scream catchers, tawny-ass clawbearers, or man-eating pussy queens are North America’s largest felid. They are widespread across the western part of the continent and enjoy rocky outcroppings, caves, and thickets. Cougars are […]